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Willa D. Wilmath

Tuesday, November 8, 2005

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Willa D. Wilmath
Willa D. Wilmath, daughter of Audie Chapman Burnett of Dexter and the late Boyd Burnett, was born on Oct. 25, 1933, at Parma and died in Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2005, at the age of 72.

Mrs. Wilmath was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Dexter, the former owner of the Wilmath Rest Home in Dexter, and a resident of Dexter.

She was united in marriage to William E. Wilmath on Aug. 17, 1963, at Bloomfield. Mr. Wilmath survives of the home in Dexter.

Besides her husband, survivors include three sons, Kevin Wilmath of Brighton, Colo., Mike Zerbe of interlochin, Mich., and Rick Zerbe of Lanesville, Ind.; four daughters, Kathy Stone of Anderson, Ind., Mona Percy of rothbury, Mich., Joy Brewer of Cape Girardeau, and Jeanne Trammell of Dexter; her mother, Audie Joy Brewer of Cape Girardeau; one brother, Stan Burnett; two sisters, Rita Marsa of Dexter and Vern Ziegler of Farmington; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Besides her father, she was preceded in death by one brother, Tom Burnett.

Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2005, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2005, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Rev. Kenneth Biggs officiating.

Interment will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.